Denver Bar Association
November 2011
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District and County Court Orientation

This program is designed for newly admitted and new-to-the-area attorneys. Denver District and County Court judges and staff will be on hand to introduce you to the facilities and provide key information about procedures and resources. The program will be held at the Denver City and County Building, at 1437 Bannock St., in the Jury Assembly Room, room 431, on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Six CLE credits and one ethics credit have been requested. The cost to attend is $45 for DBA members and $55 for non-DBA members. RSVP to or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.

After the program, join the DBA Young Lawyers Division for "Barristers After Hours" at Katie Mullen’s, 1550 Court Place.


DU Law Stars Nominees Sought

The nominations for the 2012 DU Law Stars opens Tuesday, Nov. 1. Please visit for more information and to nominate honorees. Awards include Outstanding Alumni Award, Alumni Professionalism Award, Robert B. Yegge Excellence in Teaching Award, Thompson Marsh Award, and the Bruce B. Johnson Outstanding Young Alumni Award. For more information, contact Laura Dean at (303) 871-6122 or


Support MVL for Colorado Gives Day

For the second year, Metro Volunteer Lawyers is participating in Colorado Gives Day, which aims to support nonprofits that protect and nurture quality of life in Colorado. For 24 hours, starting Dec. 6, donations will be taken online to local nonprofits like MVL. There are other bonuses, including incentives for organizations that have the largest percent increase in donations, the most dollars raised through fundraising pages, the most donors, and the most dollars raised. For more information or to donate, visit Though Dec. 6 is the official giving day, donations to MVL can be accepted through that Web page year-round.


Seniors Committee Holiday Lunch

The Seniors Committee invites friends and colleagues to a luncheon to share warm wishes and holiday cheer. The gathering will be held at noon on Monday, Dec. 12, at the DBA office, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900. Cost to attend is $12. To RSVP, contact Sara Crocker at (303) 824-5347 or Please RSVP by Dec. 8.


Gear Up for Lawyers League Basketball

The Lawyers Basketball League will kick off its 2012 season in January at the University of Denver Hamilton Gym. The expected team entry fee will range from $650 to $750. Sign-up information was sent to last year’s team captains in October; others who are interested in registering, forming, or joining a team should contact Todd Jansen at (303) 337-0838 or or Rob Hooke at (720) 530-4279 or

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